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and clean energy policies that the president can enact and congress can enact. the president can do a lot of things. the environmental protection can do a lot of things. the department of energy and agriculture can do a lot of things that don't need congress. congress itself, we don't know what is going to happen. we tried three years ago to pass the climate clean energy bill. that was defeated. anything that ambitious to pass is unlikely this time. >> michael: listen, he said the governor of nebraska dave heineman completed an evaluation of that same keystone pipeline. john boehner had this to say about it. he said nebraska's approval of the new keystone xl pipeline route means there is no bureaucratic excuse, hurdle or catch president obama can use to delay this project any further. he and he alone stands in the way of tens of thousands of new jobs and energy security. i mean, that's putting it right on the president. >> here is the reality about the keystone pipeline that comes from canada to the united states to deliver oil. that oil is going to somewhere no matter what. this is becom
change. >> the solution to climate change is energy policy. the opportunities of energy policy so vastly outweigh the down sides, i will be a passionate advocate about this but not based on ideology but based on facts based on science. i hope to sit with all of you and convince you this 6 trillion-dollar market is worth millions of american jobs. >> jennifer: from a political point of view this is a tough issue, the keystone pipeline, and especially with respect to environmental activists. obvious liquory is a big advocate for stopping climate change. what do you think he'll do about keystone? >> i remember he--climate change the copenhagen conference in 2009 senator kerry preceded hillary clinton there, and she proceeded barack obama as one of the areas where he has done significant work on behalf of the administration in this first four years and we'll continue on those interests going forward. it's an interesting thing jennifer in global diplomacy economics is becoming a far more meaningful element of global diplomacy. there is now an assistant secretary of state that focuses on energ
be done -- where is there common ground i'll say that on issue of energy or climate change with this congress? christine? >> well, as was mentioned this is evolution, this speech is what evolution looks like sounds like in american society. and the president basically said we're not going to be held back with a few doubters. we're going to go with the consensus here. you say i'll create jobs. well you have to create them in what? how about in clean energy. there is is infrastructure bill that includes money for clean tech jobs. and they agree on this. so if you wanted to take bold swift action on climate change and jobs you could pass a clean tech infrastructure bill this week and put americans back to work. >> jennifer: well, i'm telling you he laid it out in his inaugural address in part one, and part two will be the state of the union, which we'll hopefully have you guys on to talk about. thank you both so much for joining us on this fantastic day. up next the republicans made it their mission to limit the president's term to one. we'll have that sto
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